Covid 19-testing

Showing of 41 - 60 from 78 results
Covid 19-testing - Total results - 78
Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt
India

Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt

Coronavirus Updates: Odisha chief Secretary AK Tripathy had on Friday announced that the state government will provide free transport and accommodation to students appearing in the examinations

Delhi govt to start 'aggressive' contact tracing, increase COVID-19 testing via network of 300 clinics, hospitals
India

Delhi govt to start 'aggressive' contact tracing, increase COVID-19 testing via network of 300 clinics, hospitals

Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said the recent increase in COVID-19 cases was due to patients from outside seeking treatment in the National Capital, return of migrants who left during lockdown as well as increased testing

India sees over 75,000 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate at 76.24%; Bengal observes 'strict' lockdown
India

India sees over 75,000 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate at 76.24%; Bengal observes 'strict' lockdown

The health ministry said that the COVID-19 recovery rate rose to 76.24 percent, while the COVID-19 case fatality rate has declined to 1.83 percent in India

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 14,492 new COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths; tally rises to 6,43,289
India

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra reports 14,492 new COVID-19 cases, 326 deaths; tally rises to 6,43,289

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: As many as 26 volunteers who reached the Air-India Express plane crash site in Kozhikode evacuated the injured passengers on 7 August, have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 tally rises by 69,652; sero-surveys show 29.1% of Delhi, 27.7% of Punjab exposed to virus
India

COVID-19 tally rises by 69,652; sero-surveys show 29.1% of Delhi, 27.7% of Punjab exposed to virus

In Punjab, the prevalence of COVID-19 antibodies was highest at 40 percent in Amritsar district, followed by 35.6 percent in Ludhiana, and 33.2 percent in SAS Nagar

Coronavirus testing: French scientists develop new breathalyser device to diagnose COVID-19
Health

Coronavirus testing: French scientists develop new breathalyser device to diagnose COVID-19

Currently, the gold standard test for COVID-19 in suspected patients is an RT-PCR test which is expensive and time-consuming

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive
India

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive

Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey

Coronavirus Updates: Assam to allow public transport to ply at 50% capacity from 16 Aug
India

Coronavirus Updates: Assam to allow public transport to ply at 50% capacity from 16 Aug

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The Assam government announced new measures to relax lockdown in the state on Thursday.

Ensure 100% COVID-19 testing coverage in containment zones using rapid antigen method, says Amarinder Singh
India

Ensure 100% COVID-19 testing coverage in containment zones using rapid antigen method, says Amarinder Singh

The chief minister also said that people working as shop workers, mandi workers, and frontline government employees should get tested this week, declaring it a 'testing week'

Naveen Patnaik says Odisha govt will increase COVID-19 testing as cases cross 50,000
India

Naveen Patnaik says Odisha govt will increase COVID-19 testing as cases cross 50,000

The chief minister also said that Odisha was among the few states providing COVID-19 treatment for free "so that nobody suffers for want of financial resources"

Coronavirus Updates: Bihar aims to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 tests daily after PM says state lags behind in testing
India

Coronavirus Updates: Bihar aims to conduct over 1 lakh COVID-19 tests daily after PM says state lags behind in testing

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the state plans to raise testing rate for COVID-19 to over one lakh per day.

Centre tells 16 districts in Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana to raise COVID-19 testing amid high mortality rate
India

Centre tells 16 districts in Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana to raise COVID-19 testing amid high mortality rate

Districts that are reporting COVID-19 mortality higher than the national and states' average are a "cause of concern", the Union Health Ministry said as India's toll rose to 41,585

Dummy mobile no, hospital address can be used for testing mentally ill homeless people of COVID-19, ICMR tells Delhi HC
India

Dummy mobile no, hospital address can be used for testing mentally ill homeless people of COVID-19, ICMR tells Delhi HC

The ICMR proposed the solution as mentally ill homeless persons were not being tested for COVID-19 for the lack of a government issued identity card, an address proof or a mobile number as required under the testing guidelines issued by the ICMR

Asymptomatic people with COVID-19 are just as contagious as those showing symptoms, key study finds
World

Asymptomatic people with COVID-19 are just as contagious as those showing symptoms, key study finds

The findings have implications in many countries including India, where new reported cases are fluctuating, but overall, still on the rise.

COVID-19 as fatal as ever, warns Narendra Modi; despite increased testing, curbing spread remains tricky
India

COVID-19 as fatal as ever, warns Narendra Modi; despite increased testing, curbing spread remains tricky

India's grim situation COVID-19 was underlined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann ki Baat speech on Sunday, when he said, "COVID-19 is as fatal as it was in the beginning."

Govt seeking to increase COVID-19 testing to 10 lakh per day, says Modi at launch of high-throughput labs
India

Govt seeking to increase COVID-19 testing to 10 lakh per day, says Modi at launch of high-throughput labs

He said that currently over 5 lakh tests are being conducted daily and efforts are underway to increase this capacity to 10 lakh in the coming weeks.

Coronavirus Updates: Passengers arriving at Delhi Airport from abroad to be quarantined for 14 days
India

Coronavirus Updates: Passengers arriving at Delhi Airport from abroad to be quarantined for 14 days

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Sharjeel Imam has tested positive for COVID-19, ANI reported. Delhi Police Special Cell had applied for his production warrant in Assam as he is lodged at Guwahati Central Jail and he was going to be presented before a Delhi Court on 25 July, but will not be produced now.

Over 23% Delhi residents have COVID-19 antibodies, shows sero-survey data; NCDC says 77% still susceptible
India

Over 23% Delhi residents have COVID-19 antibodies, shows sero-survey data; NCDC says 77% still susceptible

The sero survey was conducted from 27 June to 10 July, during which a total of 21,387 samples were tested by the NCDC in collaboration with the Delhi govt.

ICMR says over 3.2 lakh COVID-19 tests conducted on 14 July; highest single-day figure so far
India

ICMR says over 3.2 lakh COVID-19 tests conducted on 14 July; highest single-day figure so far

According to to the medical research body, India's daily testing capacity has increased from 1.5 lakhs on 25 May to nearly 4 lakhs now

COVID-19 testing: How antibody, antigen, RT-PCR, TrueNat tests differ, their strengths and limitations
science

COVID-19 testing: How antibody, antigen, RT-PCR, TrueNat tests differ, their strengths and limitations

Real-time RT-PCR continues to be the most accurate method available for the detection of the COVID-19 virus.